We will continue our “Restored in Christ” series during Holy Week and Easter. In this series by Concordia Seminary professor Joel Biermann, we have been facing together the brokenness of our world and lives, turning it over to Christ so we can be restored by Him through the cross.
Dear friends, Some churches have these sayings for New Year’s on their sidewalk signs: Changing calendar…Unchanging God! God can make all things new—even you. Jesus adds life to your years, and years to your life. New Year, same God. New Year promises? God never breaks his. These are just a small sample […]
The Bright Star of Bethlehem See the birthplace of Christ starting Sunday, December 1st as we learn more about the little town where Jesus was born, and what He, who is the Bright Star of Bethlehem and the whole world has done for us, and continues to do in our lives today. Here’s a preview […]
Family Sunday School: A new format which started this year for teaching God’s Word to kids 1st grade and up and their parents. The class is between services in the Connect Center. I teach it primarily with Nick Hues as my backup. The lessons are based on the readings for the day from the lectionary. This helps […]
Teaching the Word of God for 135 years! Recently I outlined the venues and curriculums we use to teach God’s Word here at St. Paul Lutheran Church for the Board of Education. As I was mapping it all out on paper, I became impressed with the rich opportunities for those in our church and […]
Our church celebrates its 135th anniversary this month! Thursday evening, October 24th at 7 pm, we’ll give thanks and praise to God and celebrate our church’s 135th anniversary at an evening worship service—I encourage you to attend. We have lots to be thankful for, namely the fact that God has raised leaders in this […]
On Sunday March 10th there will be a National Youth Gathering Meeting immediately after 2nd Service in the Parish Hall. Lunch will be provided. All Youth attending the Gathering along with Parents need to attend. On Sunday, March 3rd Sunday School will be changing for those Youth in 8th through 12th grade. Our National Youth […]
But Jesus said, “Leave her alone. Why do you trouble her? She has done a beautiful thing to me.” Mark 14:6 Dear friends, The verse above comes from Matthew, where Jesus is reclining at a table in Simon the Leper’s house. The place was filled most likely with men, but this woman comes in and […]
SISTERS BIBLE STUDY You are invited to attend the Sisters Bible Study Fall Course of Study Wednesday mornings from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Coffee Cat at 107 S College in Newberg. This 8 week Bible Study from Concordia is called, “Bless These Lips” “This Bible study addresses the prevalence of negative speech and encourages us […]
Thank you to all of the team leaders, volunteers and donors that made the St. Paul Sky VBS possible. 283 children learned that “Everything is Possible with God” because of your efforts. Here are just a few of our favorite moments!